Dream Interpretation Tent | Dream Meanings
Transitions and movement, or an actual shift in residence. Tents are temporary shelters, easily relocated.
Inviting someone into a tent is akin to welcoming them into your family and / or sharing your house with them. Please note, however, that these people can represent principles and beliefs that you accept into yourself.
A dream of war or a quarrel close at hand (Gypsy).
Temporary identity, attitude, belief, as a house is you. Impermanence, questionable foundation.
Whatever your personal or financial worries may be, you will soon be relieved of them if you dreamed of pitching a tent; however, if your dream featured the collapse of a tent or other difficulty with it, the dream is warning you that you may have to revise your ideas as to where your future security lies.
Sleeping in a tent, or dreaming of going to bed, is a sign that you will make a friend younger than yourself by reason of your kindness to him or her.
To dream of being in a tent, foretells a change in your affairs.
To see a number of tents, denotes journeys with unpleasant companions.
If the tents are torn or otherwise dilapidated, there will be trouble for you.
1- A tent in a dream would suggest that we feel we arc on the move, and not able to settle down and put down roots. Anywhere we settle is only going to be temporary.
2- We perhaps need to get away from everyday responsibilities for a time, and rediscover our relationship with natural forces. There is benefit to be gained by being self-sufficient and not dependent on anyone.
3- The biblical and nomadic image of being able to pack up one’s tent and steal away is the spiritual meaning here. We are not tied to any one place, but can be where we need to be at short notice.
Dreams of a tent signify adventure, that you are living on the edge, and perhaps desiring a temporary shelter and reprieve from life as you know it.
A dream about tents mews that a change of environment would be helpful.
2. Mobility and ﬂexibility.
3. A phallic symbol (pole).
You will find great pleasure in helping the love-affairs of some youthful friends of yours.
To dream that you are in a tent foretells a refreshing, but temporary change in your daily routine.
Adventure, something momentary and temporary. Wanderlust, being in the mood for a vacation, longing for a more natural life. See Snake, Home, Roof, Skin.
(Canopy; Pavilion) In a dream, a tent means travels, a grave, a wife or a house.
A camp of tents in a dream represents clouds.
If a tent is raised over someone, and ifhe is a merchant, it means that his business will grow. Ifhe is a soldier, it means that he will rise in rank. Ifhe is unwed, it means that he will get married.
If one sees a white tent raised beside his tent in a dream, it represents a righteous person who commands what is good and forbids what is evil. It also means that he will repent for a hideous sin.
If one sees the moon inside his tent in a dream, it means that he will illicit sexual intercourse with a boy or with a young girl from a noble family. Seeing unknown white or green tents in a valley represent the graves of martyrs.
(Also see Canopy; Pavilion)
A Gypsy tent is known as a bender.
To dream of sleeping in a tent is to feel safe and secure.
To dream that you are erecting a tent means you are working well towards your own security
Symbol: A tent is a shelter for the shepherd, nomad, soldier, and hiker.
Vision: Sleeping in a tent: try to live more humbly and be more frugal. Crawling into a tent: someone is providing shelter for you in a desperate situation.
Depth Psychology: The tent is a symbol of the uncertain, impermanent life you have created for yourself. Are you a “nomad,” always looking for an emotionally safe place? Or do you simply like risks and adventures, wanting to go through life with as little baggage as possible—since you “can’t take it with you* anyhow?
A tent in a dream could mean protection or it could mean feeling a part of the natural world. Tents can be symbols of nomadic life, of feeling on the move and not being able to put down roots.
The biblical and nomadic image of being able to pack up one’s tent and steal away is the spiritual meaning here. We are not tied to any one place, but can move to where we need to be at short notice, thus satisfying the requirements of the wanderer and the ascetic. You might also like to consult the entries for ascetic and wanderer / wandering as well as the information for temporary buildings in buildings and tramp in archetypes in the introduction.
Psychological / emotional perspective: We perhaps need to get away from everyday responsibilities for a time, and rediscover our relationship with the forces of nature. There is benefit to be gained by being self-sufficient and not dependent on anyone.
Material aspects: A tent in a dream would suggest that we feel we are on the move, and not able to settle down at this time and put down roots. Anywhere we settle is only going to be temporary. This might be so in a work situation as much as a personal.
A temporary, but honorable place or situation, a move in the right direction
Symbolic of a temporary living situation, Jer.14:8.
An elaborate tent can symbolize the secret place of God, Ps. 27:5
Moving into a rpnr may point to rhp desire to free up your life.
A tent may also signify setting up a temporary residence or comment on a desire to enjoy nature by camping in the outdoors. Having difficulty in putting up a tent may comment on frustration with your living situation and the impermanence in your life.
One’s relationship with natural forces in self, feeling of being on the move, not putting down roots; getting away from everyday responsibilities.